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New Youth Libraries Group Award

The Youth Libraries Group Award is a new annual award administered by Youth Libraries Group to recognise innovation and dedication by a staff member working with children and young people in a public library setting.

If you have worked with an inspirational colleague, do consider nominating them.

To nominate for this award, please provide an overview of the following:

- Summary of the library area (who it serves, size, opening hours etc)

- Brief career history of nominee

- Examples of recent (within last 2 years) activities or projects

- a photograph and Twitter handle and/or authority’s handle


Nomination deadline – 22nd February

Shortlist of 3 librarians created – 7th March

They will receive a fully funded place at the joint SLA/YLG Conference 21st – 23rd June.

Overall winner to be announced at Conference – 22nd June

Judging panel: Cathy Cassidy, Agnès Guyon and Imogen Russell Williams

Please send all nominations & any enquiries to the YLG Chair chair.ylg@cilip.org.uk


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